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Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Cassandra Rigby Brinton (1825-1882) was born January 11, 1825 in Leacock, Pa., the daughter of William Brinton (1785-1878) and Gulielma Cooper (1794-1879). In June of 1857, she married Thomas Marshall Harvey, and the couple had three children: Julia Elma Harvey (1859-?), William B. Harvey (1862-), and Thomas Harvey (1865-1866). She died in April of 1882 in Chester Co., Pa.

This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family. The collection also includes a typed extract of a letter from Walter L. Moore, who donated the notebook, providing further context for the notebook.

The Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook was donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1940 by Walter L. Moore.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
December 2015
Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Notebook, 1811-1852.
Volume 1

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